MHAOnline.com Blog - What's Happening in Healthcare Administration?

This blog explores career paths, professors to know, industry changes, and other forces shaping the experience of online MHA students. These features cover the realities of pursuing an online degree, including applications tips, internship requirements, scholarship prospects, and advice for finding a job upon graduation.

Check back regularly for updates, including interviews with program administrators, career profiles, and application tips.

October 1, 2018

Influential Healthcare Law and Policy Professors to Know

Sitting at the intersection of law and healthcare is a group of talented educators who are experts in how policies shape public health outcomes.

September 18, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Data Analyst

Clinical data analysts help to make sense of the extensive data that is at their fingertips, creating stories that turn numbers into actionable intelligence to improve healthcare outcomes.

September 13, 2018

Joining the C-Suite: Top-Paying Positions for Healthcare Executives

The highest paid people in the healthcare industry are not necessarily doctors. In many settings, they are healthcare executives. According to the New York Times, executive salaries in healthcare saw a considerable increase in the 1990s, and the trend has since continued.

August 23, 2018

15 Healthcare Executives to Follow on Twitter

Some healthcare executives take to Twitter to disseminate their opinions about the state of healthcare and their vision for the industry's future. Read on to learn more about 15 influential healthcare executives who are actively engaging audiences through tweets.

August 17, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Associate

The clinical research associate acts as a liaison between the study's sponsor (e.g., pharmaceutical company) and the clinics where the study takes place. Because results of a clinical trial must be kept entirely transparent and not influenced by the interests of the sponsor, this is a critical role.

July 16, 2018

How Big Data Shapes Healthcare Delivery

Industry experts use cutting edge technologies and theories to improve the timeliness, accuracy, and accessibility of healthcare delivery and one of the most efficient ways to achieve this goal in the 21st century is with big data.

June 28, 2018

Five Healthcare Administrators Changing the World

Healthcare administrators coordinate the delivery of health services. This requires a knowledge of business strategy, organizational leadership, scientific research, broader advocacy, and public policy. Also, new developments and innovations in healthcare technology are allowing these professionals to serve patients better and deliver cutting-edge care.

May 15, 2018

20 Scholarships in Healthcare Administration

Those with high student loans encounter numerous challenges; they are less likely to start their own business, less likely to own a home, and more likely to take a lower paying and less satisfying job. For those who wish to work in a field like healthcare administration, the informal education process begins with scholarship applications.

April 30, 2018

15 Influential Healthcare Administration Professors to Know

Achieving success in healthcare administration requires firm knowledge of current healthcare trends along with business skills and general leadership and management abilities.